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Penrith firefighters called to carbon monoxide incident

At 3:57pm today, Thursday 2 May two fire engines from Penrith fire station were called to reports of a carbon monoxide detector activating at The Green, Askham.

A Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Crews used two breathing apparatus and a gas monitor to deal with the incident.

“One male casualty was handed to the care of paramedics from North West Ambulance Service.

“Crews were detained for approximately 45 minutes.”

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